What is Gravity?

Kam’s question about g force has led me to write about gravity first. The g force post will be our next post.

What is Gravity?

Gravity
Gravity is a force, here attracting or pulling objects to Earth

Gravity is the force that keeps us on Earth’s surface.

  • Without the force of gravity, we would fall off and float away from beloved planet Earth, with it we are safely grounded.
  • When you throw a ball in the air, gravity makes it fall back to Earth, then you can catch it.
  • Some objects, like the Earth and the Sun, have more gravity than others.
  • Tides are caused by the rotation of the Earth and the gravitational effects of the Moon and Sun.
  • Life on Earth could not exist without gravity.

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